Miriam Zucker, LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM, Founder of Directions in Aging, received her undergraduate degree from Boston University and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva University. She did her post-Master’s training at the Brookdale Center on Aging. As Program Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association of Westchester County, she was instrumental in the development of programs for the Alzheimer’s caregiver.

Ms. Zucker implemented the award-winning Telephone Support Link Program, and produced and hosted the “Westchester Helpline,” a radio program on WVOX in New Rochelle, New York. Currently she provides eldercare lectures throughout Westchester County and has taught at the Bronxville Adult Education School.  She is a regular blog contributor to the Aging Life Care Association’s online journal and has written numerous articles on aging issues. She also authored “Mind Matters,” a mental health column for Tomorrow publications and The Telephone Support Link Program, A Manual for Implementation.

In conjunction with the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity of Hunter College, Miriam was a founder of the Certificate Program in Professional Geriatric Care Management. She served as a facility instructor for the program for nearly two decades.

Miriam Zucker is a licensed New York State social worker and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, American Society on Aging, and the Central Westchester Geriatric Committee. She is an involved member of the Aging Life Care Association, where she holds Advanced member status. On a local level she served two terms as President of the Greater New York Chapter and has been honored with the Outstanding Member award. She previously served on the Millennium Planning Committee for the City of New Rochelle Office on Aging, and currently serves on the Quality Assurance boards for Westchester Care at Home and Westchester Jewish Community Services.

Miriam Zucker, LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM, Founder of Directions in Aging

Miriam received her undergraduate degree from Boston University and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva University. She did her post-Master’s training at the Brookdale Center on Aging. As Program Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association of Westchester County, she was instrumental in the development of programs for the Alzheimer’s caregiver.

Ms. Zucker implemented the award-winning Telephone Support Link Program, and produced and hosted the “Westchester Helpline,” a radio program on WVOX in New Rochelle, New York. Currently she provides eldercare lectures throughout Westchester County and has taught at the Bronxville Adult Education School.  She is a regular blog contributor to the Aging Life Care Association’s online journal and has written numerous articles on aging issues. She also authored “Mind Matters,” a mental health column for Tomorrow publications and The Telephone Support Link Program, A Manual for Implementation.

In conjunction with the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity of Hunter College, Miriam was a founder of the Certificate Program in Professional Geriatric Care Management. She served as a facility instructor for the program for nearly two decades.

Miriam Zucker is a licensed New York State social worker and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, American Society on Aging, and the Central Westchester Geriatric Committee. She is an involved member of the Aging Life Care Association, where she holds Advanced member status. On a local level she served two terms as President of the Greater New York Chapter and has been honored with the Outstanding Member award. She previously served on the Millennium Planning Committee for the City of New Rochelle Office on Aging, and currently serves on the Quality Assurance boards for Westchester Care at Home and Westchester Jewish Community Services.

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